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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. MySQL vs. Neo4j vs. NuoDB vs. Oracle

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesWidely used open source RDBMSOpen source graph databaseNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.24
Rank#250  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score1266.28
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score50.53
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#160  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score1336.07
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.biz/­eventstorewww.mysql.comneo4j.comwww.nuodb.comwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmldev.mysql.com/­docneo4j.com/­docsdoc.nuodb.comdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperIBMOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunNeo4j, Inc.NuoDB, Inc.Oracle
Initial release20171995200720131980
Current release1.1.38.0.18, October 20193.5.8, July 201919c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Azure Database for MySQL: A fully managed, scalable MySQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra costNeo4j Aura: The simplest way to run Neo4j in the cloud
Implementation languageC++, ScalaC and C++Java, ScalaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infoUser defined Procedures and FunctionsJava, SQLPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersnoyesyes infovia event handleryesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenhorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID infotunable commit protocolACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoTemporary tableyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlUser level access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Standard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
IBM Db2 Event StoreMySQLNeo4jNuoDBOracle
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Fast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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Oracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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